International Students

International Students

DS4H promotes excellence and welcomes international students and research collaborators.
All DS4H research partners (notably GREDEG, I3S, INRIA CRI SA-M, LEAT) have international research visibility. DS4H educational partners (UCA and SKEMA) have developed highly visible master's programs with some international tracks.


International Academic Partners

Numerous international collaborations with foreign universities (joint Masters’ curricula) have been established with:

  •     Egypt (UFE)
  •     Greece
  •     Italy
  •     Lebanon
  •     Malaysia (University of Kuala Lumpur)
  •     Morocco
  •     Slovakia (University Kosice)
  •     Tunisia (ESPRIT Engineering school, National Engineering School in Tunis)
  •     Ukraine
  •     Vietnam (University Da Nang)
Some of our curricula can be validated in the country of origin of foreign students from partner universities having an agreement with the Université Nice-Sophia Antipolis. Check here for all our academic partnerships.


Students mobility

DS4H promotes student mobility during their master’s and Ph.D. It will encourage students to complete master’s internships abroad and will welcome foreign students for their internships.
DS4H also promotes mobility during the Ph.D. through its network of international collaborators:

  • UCN@Sophia and the NIDS Academy of Excellence are both funding invited researchers who strengthen the bounds between UCA and prestigious foreign institutions.
  • Université Côte d'Azur is an actor of the EIT Digital European network for entrepreneurial innovation and education.
  • 10% of Ph.D. students are registered as co-advised by a foreign advisor or under a Ph.D. co-tutelle agreement.

International Applicants

Université Côte d'Azur and DS4H welcome international applicants.

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